Category Archives: Web 2.0

Learning with Closed Eyes

Online Educa 2007 – Session 2b – November 29 Speakers; Harold Sturmer, Dr Okke Schluter – Studiengemeinshaft Darmstadt (SGD) SGD are a private distance learning institute for further education and part of Klett publishers group. They deal with approximately 35-40,000 learners per year with their primary target group being adult learners Their approach was based … Read more

Wikis in Education : Pubic, Semi-Public or Private – Which is Best?

Online Educa 2007 – Session 1c November 29 Speaker – Sarah Guth, University of Padua This related to a project to see whether there were advantages to fully public or semi-public wikis over closed ones. In reviewing why people might use these technologies it was clear that they enable communications between people and organisations and … Read more

Wikis and Blogs as Learning Tools

Online Educa 2007 – Session 1 a Speaker: Martina Doolan – University of Hertfordshire This work related to personalised learning in a dynamic multi-mode learning environment to support group based assessment. Many of her influences came from her students rather than the experience of the university managed learning environment which doesn’t have personal pages. Students … Read more